Naples, FL - Aug 5, 2007 - Beasley Broadcast Group has appointed Michael Cooney as vice president and chief technology officer. Cooney will be responsible for the general supervision and oversight of all engineering and technology matters for Beasley''s 44 radio station portfolio and will be integrally involved with the Company''s HD Radio initiative.
Cooney is a certified engineer for the Society of Broadcast Engineers, Federal
Communications first class license holder and certified electronic technician. He studied electrical engineering at South Dakota State University and has additionally undergone extensive industry training from Harris Broadcast Schools, Broadcast Electronics and Wheatstone Corporation.
For the past eight years, he has served as director of engineering/IT for Entercom Radio in Kansas City, where he was the design engineer and project manager of one of the largest radio facilities in the United States. Prior to that, he served five years as manager and assistant vice president of Engineering for Video Masters.